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The making of the atomic bomb

Author: Richard Rhodes
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes in human, political, and scientific detail the complete story of how the bomb was developed, from the turn-of-the-century discovery of the power of the atom, to the first bombs dropped on Japan.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rhodes, Richard, 1937-
Making of the atomic bomb.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1986
(OCoLC)755268018
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Rhodes
ISBN: 0671441337 9780671441333 0684813785 9780684813783 0671657194 9780671657192
OCLC Number: 13793436
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, General Nonfiction, 1988.
Description: 886 pages, [42] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part 1. Profound and necessary truth --
1. Moonshine --
2. Atoms and void --
3. Tvi --
4. The long grave already dug --
5. Men from Mars --
6. Machines --
7. Exodus --
8. Stirring and digging --
9. An extensive burst --
Part 2. A peculiar sovereignty --
10. Neutrons --
11. Cross sections --
12. A communication from Britain --
13. The new world --
14. Physics and desert country --
15. Different animals --
16. Revelations --
17. The evils of this time --
Part 3. Life and death --
18. Trinity --
19. Tongues of fire --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Richard Rhodes.

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